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Bringing Linwood Cemetery Alive!

We Need Help!

August 6th, 2018 by Alexandra. No Comments »

We need people to help us carry on our work as “Guardians of Linwood Cemetery”.  If you are interested please contact us on linwoodcemeterynz@gmail.com

O’BRIEN, Arthur Boniface (1878-1951)

May 22nd, 2013 by Alexandra. No Comments »

Arthur Boniface O’Brien –  (quick biography)

Buried in Block 40 Plot 4

Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon, and Rugby cap for British Lions

St Patrick’s College, Wellington School Roll

Items in Cotter Medical History Trust Collection

Wikipedia entry

Dr O’Brien gives his opinion (1914)

Dr O’Brien sues for fees (1919)

Entered by Alexandra 22 May 2013 ©The Friends of Linwood Cemetery (2013)

SMITH, Francis James (1841-1909)

February 25th, 2013 by Alexandra. No Comments »

Block 21 Plot 221

Francis James SMITH (1841-1909), S485 in G. R. Macdonald Dictionary, jeweller and watchmaker, was head of repairs at Coates and Co. Coates and Co. were in the north end of Colombo Street sort of opposite where Farmers was. This picture includes Francis SMITH.  There was a Claud Thomson (or Thompson) who gave the library the G. Coates and Co. papers about 1980.

Created on 25th February 2013 by Alexandra from information provided by Richard Greenaway.
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